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Stacey Tisdale
On-Air Financial Journalist
Al Jazeera America

 Northeastern Board Member Since: January 2008

On air journalist Stacey Tisdale has reported on business and financial issues for more than 15 years. Ms. Tisdale authored a book which was released in September 2007, titled The True Cost of Happiness:  The Real Story Behind Managing Your Money (publisher: John Wiley & Sons).  In addition, she reports for the business news division of CBS News, and she anchors some of the networks national broadcasts.  Ms. Tisdale also reports for “The American Consumer,” a weekly nationally syndicated show on PBS, and she is the U.S. Contributor for Shattered: Breaking the Glass Ceiling, a magazine for professional women.

From 2002 to 2004, Ms. Tisdale reported for all of the CNN networks, filing business and consumer reports for CNN, Headline News and Marketsource, CNN’s affiliate service, serving more than 600 local stations.  Ms. Tisdale also reported for “Inside Africa,” a weekly news magazine show on CNN International.  During this period, Stacey Tisdale also reported for a nationally syndicated program created by BusinessWeek TV called “Money Talks.”

A member of the elite Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Ms. Tisdale has also appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” and the Today Show as a financial expert.  Her unique financial advice will also be featured in upcoming issues of O and Essence magazines.

Her experience also includes hosting and anchoring on “Tech Live,” TechTV’s daily news program.  Ms. Tisdale was also a business correspondent for CBS MarketWatch, The Early Show, CBS Evening News, and CBS Radio in the late 90’s. 

Stacey Tisdale’s journalistic career began at Dow Jones & Co.  For 7 years, she produced, wrote, and eventually reported and hosted programming for Wall Street Journal Television, which is now CNBC.  Prior to that, Ms. Tisdale was a writer for Dow Jones newswire service, Telerate.

Ms. Tisdale’s broadcasting career came after her work on Wall Street as a cash manager for the commodities firm Balfour Maclaine International.  Her responsibilities included managing as much as $70 million a day.  Ms. Tisdale has also worked on the floor of the Coffee Sugar Coca Exchange.

Stacey Tisdale graduated from Marymount College in 1988, where she studied international business and finance, and she attended Polytechnic of Central London in England.